Labor & Employment
2949 ABA Journal Labor & Employment articles.
The Ohio Supreme Court ruled 4-3 on Wednesday that an employee can’t sue for invasion of privacy when an employer uses the “direct observation method” to collect a urine sample for drug testing.
Aug 27, 2020 10:02 AM CDT
Alaska attorney general resigns after text messages disclosed
Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson has resigned after a news investigation found that he sent more than 550 text messages in March…
Aug 26, 2020 4:36 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that a Pennsylvania judge does not have qualified immunity for allegedly coercing a probation officer into sexual relations and continuing to harass her when the relationship ended.
Aug 26, 2020 9:32 AM CDT
Labor and employment law firm Fisher Phillips has partnered with Blue J Legal Inc. to bring the Toronto legal tech company’s AI-powered technology, which predicts court outcomes in the employment law arena, to the United States.
Aug 25, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
Uber and Lyft avoided a shutdown Thursday after a California appeals court paused a legal battle over the companies' refusal to comply with a law classifying drivers as employees.
Aug 21, 2020 10:25 AM CDT
A former legal assistant at Kirkland & Ellis alleges that the law firm discriminated based on age when it fired a group of older litigation support workers and made them reapply for new positions in a “sham process.”
Aug 17, 2020 11:04 AM CDT
Bruce Hay, a professor at Harvard Law School, has filed a lawsuit alleging that he was sexually harassed by a New York Magazine reporter who gained his confidence, manipulated him and portrayed him as a gullible victim in the article that she wrote.
Aug 11, 2020 1:51 PM CDT
The legal industry gained 1,900 jobs in July, the third month of increases after losing 68,000 jobs in April.
Aug 10, 2020 9:38 AM CDT
A lawsuit has accused Reed Smith of wrongly firing a lawyer after a “discriminatory chain of perceptions and events” stemming from a concussion that the lawyer received while on vacation.
Aug 6, 2020 3:27 PM CDT
A paralegal who alleged that she was sexually assaulted by a former partner at Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht has emerged from the shadows with a lawsuit that she filed Thursday.
Aug 6, 2020 1:52 PM CDT
Appeals court overturns Boston Marathon bomber’s death sentence
A federal appeals court has overturned the death sentence for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The 1st U.S. Circuit Court…
Jul 31, 2020 4:40 PM CDT
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer and Law Resources Inc. will pay a $56,500 civil penalty to resolve claims that they excluded U.S. citizens with dual citizenship and non-U.S. citizens with authorization from a document review project, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday.
Jul 24, 2020 9:46 AM CDT
Whole Foods Market is sued over crackdown on workers’ Black Lives Matter masks
A discrimination lawsuit filed against Whole Foods Market on Monday contends that the grocery chain selectively enforces…
Jul 22, 2020 4:46 PM CDT
A teachers union sued Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state education commissioner on Monday in a bid to block the reopening of schools.
Jul 21, 2020 1:39 PM CDT
A hospitalized prosecutor in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, told colleagues he filed a complaint with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration after becoming ill with COVID-19.
Jul 14, 2020 1:25 PM CDT
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